Pope Francis, in a wide-ranging interview with 16 Jesuit publications, says "the moral edifice of the church is likely to fall like a house of cards" if it continues to focus on narrow issues such as abortion, gay marriage and contraception.
The U.S. House voted on Thursday to cut nearly $40 billion over the next decade in food stamps (or $4 billion a year).
The union representing teachers in the Champaign School District outlined some of its next steps, a day after its members voted to authorize a strike.
An appeals court in Texas has overturned the 2010 conviction of former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, who had been found guilty of illegally funneling corporate money to Texas candidates during the 2002 campaign cycle.
With all the talk of spying by the National Security Agency, it's easy to forget the government engages in off-line surveillance, too. In the last few years, the feds have expanded efforts to collect tips about people's behavior in the real world; they're called suspicious activity reports.
The unemployment rate was unchanged at 9.2 percent in Illinois last month. That's one of the country's highest jobless rates.
A new port facility for Decatur-based Archer Daniels Midland will serve as the central hub for receiving and shipping via rail.
Jury selection questionnaires are getting a face-lift in Champaign County.
When UPS told workers that it would no longer offer health coverage for spouses who had their own job-based insurance, it caused a big stir. But the shipping giant has plenty of company.
Parkland College Trustees have unanimously approved an agreement to take over the University of Illinois’ Institute of Aviation.